Archive for August 25th, 2019

Curaçao, Louisiana square off in Little League World Series championship

on August 25, 2019, 12:33 PM / in Baseball

The Little League World Series championship game between Willemstad, Curaçao and River Ridge, Louisiana, will kick off today at 3 p.m. ET on ABC in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It will also stream live on WatchESPN. Curaçao knocked off the tournament favorites, Chofu City, Japan, who had previously dominated the competition, with a 5-4 victory on Saturday in the international bracket’s title […]

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Hong Kong leaders urge Lam to meet protesters’ demands as rallies continue

Hong Kong leaders urge Lam to meet protesters’ demands as rallies continue

on August 25, 2019, 12:29 PM / in International News

Police reportedly drew at least two guns as protesters once again took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday as part of the city’s 12th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy, anti-government demonstrations. The police also continued to use tear gas — a product which Beijing is reportedly ramping up production of — and reportedly have water cannons at the ready. […]

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Troops deployed to fight over 1,000 new fires identified in Amazon this week

on August 25, 2019, 12:26 PM / in International News

Around 1,200 new fires have been identified burning in the Amazon Rainforest region this week, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research reported Sunday. Six of the country’s nine states requested military assistance to combat the blazes, just one day after Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro authorized the armed forces to step in, deploying 44,000 troops in the process. Some parts of […]

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Andrew Luck announces stunning retirement

on August 25, 2019, 12:23 PM / in Football

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck stunned the NFL on Saturday evening when he abruptly announced his retirement from football at the age of 29. The Colts had just played their third preseason game when Luck made the decision public; the regular season begins in two weeks. The oft-injured Luck said the decision was the hardest in his life. “I’ve been […]

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DOJ Dusts Off ’68 ‘H. Rap Brown Law’ to Prosecute Antifa

on August 25, 2019, 6:35 AM / in National News

By John Gizzi  |  Newsmax The U.S. Department of Justice is dusting off a rarely used 1968 anti-crime measure known as the “H. Rap Brown Law” to launch prosecutions of both the far-left Antifa and white supremacists, DOJ sources told Newsmax on Tuesday. Officially known as the Anti-Riot Act, the law makes it a federal crime to cross state lines “with […]

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Two Women Admit To Attempting To Build Bombs For Terror Attack On US Soil

on August 25, 2019, 6:32 AM / in National News, State News

Two NYC women plead guilty to plan to build a bomb for an attack in the U.S. From Freedom Outpost Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in NYC Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use of an explosive, destructive device and weapon of mass destruction, according to federal prosecutors. When they were arrested, law […]

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Iran Kicks Off ‘Massive’ War Games, Unveils Homemade Russian Missile System

Iran Kicks Off ‘Massive’ War Games, Unveils Homemade Russian Missile System

on August 25, 2019, 6:19 AM / in International News

‘The drill is a real one because the battlefield, enemy, and the fighters are real’ By Adam Kredo  The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ ground forces kicked off a “massive” set of war drills Thursday as the country unveiled its own homemade version of Russia’s advanced S-300 missile defense system in yet another showing of Tehran’s growing readiness for a possible […]

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The TAPS act violates our constitutional rights “House Bill Creates Behavioral Threat Assessment Police Force”

The TAPS act violates our constitutional rights “House Bill Creates Behavioral Threat Assessment Police Force”

on August 25, 2019, 6:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

The text of the TAPS Act, “Threat Assessment, Prevention, and Safety Act of 2019,” gives unlimited and arbitrary authority to 24 bureaucrats….The TAPS act violates our constitutional rights. It gives the Department of Homeland Security the right to appoint 23 unelected pencil pushers to “identify individuals who are exhibiting patterns of concerning behavior” and to manage those Americans somehow, some way. They […]

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Broken Cisterns

on August 25, 2019, 6:04 AM / in Religion

They have forsaken Me, the fountain of living waters, and hewn themselves cisterns—broken cisterns that can hold no water. —Jeremiah 2:13 Read: John 4:9-14 Picture yourself swinging a pick, digging from dawn to dusk, chiseling a cistern out of the hard, unyielding stone. You stay on the job, working through the biting cold of winter and the blazing heat of […]

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August 25th in History

August 25th in History

on August 25, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

August 25 is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 128 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Æbbe of Coldingham Aredius Genesius of Arles Gregory of Utrecht Joseph Calasanz Louis IX of France Menas of Constantinople Patricia of Naples Earliest day on which Father’s Day […]

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